Topic: parenting

Sorry, a rather lengthy excerpt from a fascinating post at Patheos.com, but it’s all so good! Understanding the domestic arts as, well, art, has almost totally disappeared from our cultural lan ... discuss

In a previous article, I spoke about the pressure that doctors often put on the parents of disabled unborn babies to abort. One study cited in that article found that: … [d]espite the shock and grie ... discuss

 I. Love. Adoption. By Joleigh Little Editor’s note. November is National Adoption Month. We’ve been running new and previously run stories on adoption all month. This wonderful po ... discuss

Adoption is hard. Adoption is messy. Adoption takes work. Adoption is expensive. Adoption will bring you pain. Adoption will take the life you once knew, turn it upside down, chew it up and spit it ou ... discuss

These are books that passed the first chapter test. Some are enticing me in spite of myself. Naturally that means that although I haven't read them yet I wanted to give you a heads up in case they ent ... discuss

by Kelli The thing of it is, gentlemen: You do have a story to tell. You didn’t make the final decision, but we know that in the overwhelming majority of cases, you were intimately involved in ... discuss

(LiveActionNews) — Amanda Bernier, the Connecticut woman who was diagnosed with ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) while pregnant, has given birth to a healthy baby girl. Amanda learned she had ... discuss

The “Cross Road” with Teens Having toddlers and teenagers at the same time is just HARD, people. I dare you to try it sometime. Lest you start going on about how I’m a saint, let me ... discuss

In a recent address, Pope Francis described the family as the, "primary place for education, the community of love and life in which every person learns to relate to others and to the world." He conti ... discuss

(LiveActionNews) — At a routine 10 week ultrasound, Ida Raymond was told something could be wrong with her baby. She and her husband, along with their one year old son, were sent immediately to ... discuss

Here are today’s Kindle deals: The Kindle editions of the NIV Application Commentary set are on sale for just $4.99 or less each. This is considered a very good popular-level series. I&# ... discuss

(LiveActionNews) — Ninety percent of people diagnosed with Down syndrome are never allowed to be born. This is a staggering statistic that we hear quite often. Lives struck down before they ever ... discuss

Baltimore, Md., Nov 10, 2014 / 01:11 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- As registration opens for the upcoming World Meeting of Families, Archbishop Charles J. Chaput of Philadelphia said that the gathering will be ... discuss

(LiveActionNews) — Cystic fibrosis is a condition close to my heart, as my daughter lives with it. CF is a chronic condition that affects the entire body but most specifically the lungs and panc ... discuss

The euthanasia of Nancy Fitzmaurice, a severely disabled child who was not dying, has made international waves with disability advocates especially outraged. Nancy’s mother had requested t ... discuss

(LiveActionNews) — When I was pregnant with my first child, there was a slight indication that I might be a carrier for a genetic condition called cystic fibrosis. But my doctor said that CF was ... discuss

(LiveActionNews) — In a horrific true story that illustrates how abortion hurts women, too, a French mother had both of her feet, her right forearm, and her left hand amputated after her aborti ... discuss

 Killing of disabled girl “wholly inappropriate” and “extremely troubling” says Autism group By Cassy Fiano The euthanasia of Nancy Fitzmaurice, a severely disabled ... discuss

The euthanasia of Nancy Fitzmaurice, a severely disabled child who was not dying has made international waves with disability advocates especially outraged. Nancy’s mother had requested that her da ... discuss

Last week an all-star line-up of British researchers and administrators appeared before a committee of the House of Commons to tell MPs that the creation of three-parent babies was completely safe, et ... discuss

Debt-Free: 9 Step System to Get Out of Debt Fast and Have Financial Freedom: The Quickest Way to Get Out of Debt Forever Reader Review: As someone who has struggled with credit card debt for a long t ... discuss

Feminist. Progressive. The below - proof positive that maybe they (progressive feminists) should reconsider the parenting thing. Please be forewarned - you can see from the very beginning that t ... discuss

(LiveActionNews) — Michelle (not her real name) had lived a life full of pain. Her father had shot and killed himself right before her eyes. And her mother, disagreeing with Michelle’s lifesty ... discuss

This week was the week my teenagers took their first high-school standardized test: the PSAT. It was the bomb that went off in our week. I like to see where my kids are regardless of the fact that w ... discuss

(LiveActionNews) — Lauran Bunting faced a bit of culture shock when she headed to public high school as a freshman after being homeschooled. Having been raised Christian, she had morals that sh ... discuss

I agonized over whether to blog this or not.  I considered the privacy of our family. The confidentiality of my son. The acquaintances who may have elevated our family too much and will be crushe ... discuss

Foster parenting can be a lonely business. It is tough to go out into the world and join playdates and homeschool co ops with families who just don't get it. Many try and many are willing to jump in ... discuss

In my day job, I work as a nanny for three adorable children. The brother-sister twins are almost a year and a half, and their older brother, Sam, is four. I’ve learned some things that I more or le ... discuss

Many of us go into this adoption thing knowing adoption is hard, but the extent to that difficulty is often not grasped. It wasn't for me. I knew that both of our adopted kiddos had suffered trauma, ... discuss

Motherhood is like Ivan Drago, it will break you, if you let it. Mouthy kids, messy house, everybody obstinate, demands unending, crying, whining, clinging, pestering, need, need, need. It is utterly ... discuss

Poor Richard Dawkins, he's a bright lad, but he just can't help stepping in it, can he?Now he's gone and insulted those of us who love our sons and daughters with Down syndrome by suggesting we should ... discuss

Newsweek has a long article on Lila Rose’s and Katie Stack’s respective undercover trips into abortion clinics and pregnancy centers.  What’s really interesting to me is how Katie Stack (wh ... discuss

Washington, DC (LiveActionNews) — My daughter was six days old when we found out she has cystic fibrosis. The pulmonologist sent specific instructions asking us to stay away from Google until ou ... discuss

I was recently reading about an upcoming conference at the Vatican entitled, "The Pastoral Project of Evangelii Gaudium” to implement the Holy Father's new apostolic exhortation, "The Joy of the Gos ... discuss

The joys of parenting begin when the news first hits our ears...we're going to have a baby! Then we get to revel in all the shopping of baby items, planning of baby showers and dreaming of all that we ... discuss

Eleven days to go in the funding campaign. Here are some topics to be covered in Parenting Autism: prevalence rates and what they mean for the future; protecting parent and child mental health; dealin ... discuss

Ellen Galinsky wrote this about parenthood in the 1980s. Do you think it's still true today?"The studies of life-span psychology, like those of adult development, have also minimized the place of pare ... discuss

I've been busy researching and writing my first book about autism. Please consider lending your support by donating and'or spreading the word. Thanks! div> ... discuss

I've spent the past few afternoons as I continue to recover from surgery on the phone with our attorney and the foster agency attorney preparing for a court hearing tomorrow. Our sweet foster girl ha ... discuss

--1-- The Podcast Is UpI swear I'm going to have to stop talking about the occult. Blogtalk Radio and Facebook are starting to SPAM me with how-tos for Satanism. Next week will be about putting your g ... discuss

“If you want to know what people really think about kids with Down syndrome, tell someone you’re thinking of getting one.” Kari Wagner-Peck recalls the responses she received when she and her hu ... discuss

St. Paul, MN, Jan. 21, 2014 – Why would a relatively obscure author take on the heavy weight giants when it comes to parenthood and the raising of children? In her sixth book, Mothers Forever, Fathe ... discuss

The title of this blog post is taken from a Christian song by the same name, written by Mark Hall for Casting Crowns sometime around 2002.   You may remember the chorus, that says something ... discuss

Social science is a sham. That’s what I take from Helen Rittelmeyer’s superlative February 2014 First Things essay, “Bloodless Moralism.” Claims to objectivity are a smokescreen—those who pr ... discuss

Scheduling sex has become so ubiquitous that Netmums, the parenting website, has ranked it among the biggest parenting trends of 2014. But don't worry, says Sally Peck. This is hardly a sex scandal of ... discuss

AP: "A Kansas legislative committee has commemorated an abortion-related anniversary with a live demonstration of ultrasound tests on two pregnant women and by agreeing to sponsor a bill restricting s ... discuss

Recollections of strict, unaffectionate parents were more common among young adults with an unhealthy attachment to Internet use, compared to their peers, in a new Greek study. Original PostingRead mo ... discuss

In the First Book of Samuel which we are reading now in daily Mass, we see are rather stunning portrait of poor parenting and poor priestly leadership in the person of of High Priest of the Sanctuary ... discuss

From "Witless Facebook Anecdotes" to "Is your child wittier than Oscar Wilde?": a (spoof) parenting magazine we could all stand to read.     Original PostingRead more →The po ... discuss

Dan Peterson at Patheos: I remarked the other day that, in the ongoing debate about same-sex “marriage,” I’ve been struck by how rarely — at least in my reading — advocates of SSM mention th ... discuss

Book Details:   • Author: Kevin DeYoung   • Category: General Christian Interest   • Book Publisher: Crossway (2013)   •& ... discuss

If the title of this blog post sounds familiar to any of you, it should.  It is the name of a song written by Steven Curtis Chapman in the early 90s, I believe.   It impacted me so grea ... discuss

  Pro-life women under 40 know that abor ... discuss

  New Mexico groups promote same-sex “marriage” as a benefit to kids, ignoring the evidence by Kir ... discuss

After reading Dr. Land's article "Adoption: The Best Option," I was reminded of a recent television show produced by the Oprah Winfrey network titled "Fatherless Sons" Lifeclass. On that sho ... discuss

Two years ago, in October 2011, Dr Brian Skotko published the results of his survey of families of people with Down syndrome. It proved that the overwhelming experience of raising a child with Down sy ... discuss

foundationlife.netChildren in California will be able to legally have three parents under a new law that critics have branded a “Trojan horse for the same-sex marriage agenda.”The new legislation ... discuss

This year scientists announced a major breakthrough and a possible gene therapy for Down Syndrome. In cells taken from a person with Downs, they were able to silence the extra 21st chromosome. Th ... discuss

Empathy is a learned skill, not a personality trait, and essential to emotional well-being. Empathy, at its core, is the ability to understand and share the feelings of another, putting yourself in so ... discuss

“…drug testing largely spotlights the substances that harm adults– not the ones that harm the infants.  Alcohol, for instance, is not illegal and it won’t turn up in a drug te ... discuss

Luke turned ten in August.  Ten years ago, I was a 24 year old new mom who had it all figured out.  Funny.  Ten years in.  I have it less figured out that a decade ago.  As I ... discuss

About ten years ago, I wrote this article for a parenting magazine, and it's been on my mind again lately because I'm at yet another stage of life wherein I feel like "a new mom."Homeschooling this ye ... discuss

The following excellent article is by Stephanie Gray, Co-Founder and Executive Director of The Canadian Centre For Bio-Ethical Reform. “I’m pregnant, and I want an abortion.” How should one ... discuss

I mentioned in my last article, most of the public shaming implemented as a form of discipline have been exacted on daughters and not sons. So I want to take some time to shed light on why this i ... discuss

I’m sure you’re familiar with the latest story about Utah dad, Scott Mackintosh who donned a pair of homemade Daisy Duke-like shorts while on a family outing, to convince his 19-year-old daughter ... discuss

by Susie Allen, host of the blog, Pro-Life in TN, and KelliWe welcome your suggestions for additions to our Top Blogs (see tab on right side of home page)! Email Susie@jillstanek.com.Reflections of a ... discuss

Talk for World Union of Women’s Catholic Organisations (WUCWO)Leeds, September 6 2013My name is Robert Colquhoun and I am the campaign director for the 40 days for life campaign in the United Kingd ... discuss

Absolute must-read from Jennifer Lahl at Christianity Today: The fact that so many people fail to consider the moral implications of IVF suggests that in the age of fertility treatments, surrogates, ... discuss

Two weeks ago today, I celebrated my 24th birthday! So, yes, this post is overdue and I've been slacking a little with blogging... that's only because so much has been going on... Anyways, I wanted to ... discuss

The big news in Kindle deals today is that we’ve got 10 Cruciform Press titles marked down to $0.99 each. Here they are: Torn to Heal by Mike Leake; Modest by Tim Challies & R.W. Glenn ... discuss

Every now and then, mama has to purge her shelves to make room for new shiny things we hope to use (or furry things that like to stare at us). Secretly, most of the time we purge just because we coul ... discuss

[M]y partner and I began to discuss various scenarios. Adoption sounded good. After all, we barely knew each other’s family. rrived at Planned Parenthood for our appointment, we were quickly sized u ... discuss

Soraya Chemaly Demands ‘Responsible-Sex-Is-Good’ Parenting By Katie Yoder Forget t ... discuss

The time is here… Transcript Time. First stages are unfolding and I’ve found myself with burning eyes from researching online. So far I’ve come up with a list (which I borrowed from ... discuss

Since it is now August, I have been reflecting on August 2009. I am celebrating both the month of my birth and my spiritual birthday. I oftentimes talk about how four years ago this month, the Lord in ... discuss

According to the AP, A married couple from Los Angeles have been jailed in the Middle East on a charge of murder with intent and are being accused of starving their 8-year-old daughter to death, accor ... discuss

A year ago August 3rd, our adoption of Jacob was finalized. Little did I know this was just the beginning. I think I went into adoption thinking that it was the fairy tale that it looked to be. I w ... discuss

As is my usual I'm going to write on how I get it wrong so that you can get it right. One of the many ways I tend to take my marriage for granted is by shirking our Date Night.We have endless reasons ... discuss

Much has been written lately about the flurry of pro-life legislation that states have been passing recently. It has led to many questions at the MCCL office from both our members and the media seekin ... discuss

AbstractThe New Family Structures Study (NFSS) is a social-science data-collection project that fielded a survey to a large, random sample of American young adults (ages 18–39) who were raised in di ... discuss

AbstractIn 2005, the American Psychological Association (APA) issued an official brief on lesbian and gay parenting. This brief included the assertion: “Not a single study has found children of lesb ... discuss

The abortion lobby keeps trying to pass legislation to correct what they see as "false advertising" by pregnancy help centers. They claim that the full weight of law needs to go into making it clear t ... discuss

Hannah Rose shares her very personal story of abortion, a renewed life with Jesus, and the loss of her daughter Lily. Please watch the following videos and then read the excerpt about her journey. &n ... discuss

I have had a couple of people ask me recently, what the hardest part of fostering is, what my advice would be for those who are considering it and just my overall impression. I wasn't sure how to ans ... discuss

beautiful photo used by permission: Gilbert Lennox www.GilbertLennoxPhotograpy.com In my last post, I shared why I no longer follow John Piper and "Desiring God" ministry, but I continue to love him ... discuss

This is a different kind of blog than any I thought I might be writing a year ago.  I've thought of writing photography blogs, parenting blogs, personal blogs, music blogs, and book blogs.   ... discuss

As I was looking for something interesting to do with chicken legs I was thawing for supper I came upon some conclusions.  Not having potatoes I couldn’t rightfully make “cooked supper”&nbs ... discuss

I'm sorting through my blog posts and remembered that a couple of years ago I wrote a guest blog for CSAHM.com (that's Christian Stay-At-Home-Moms).  I gave them the rights to the post and they r ... discuss

March 8, 2013 Dear Ms. Gisburne: Thank you for contacting me about abortion (post - Effects of Abortion on Society, February 13, 2013). I appreciate hearing from you. While abortion is ... discuss

(Taken from AskDrSears.com. Read full article here)Develop a realistic attitude about nighttime parentingBeware of sleep trainersStay flexibleDecide where baby sleeps bestGet baby used to a variety of ... discuss

Cloth Diaper Guru posted an article by guest writer Beth Leistensnider, founder and president of CatBird Baby Inc. Her company’s mission is to create beautiful, functional, and modern products that ... discuss

Alan Shlemon, of Stand to Reason, returns to Echo Zoe Radio for this episode to discuss Same-Sex Marriage. This is a weighty and charged topic, and comes with a lot of emotional baggage on both sides ... discuss

He is responsible for the death of millions of unborn babies, both by his own hand and from his relentless activism in support of abortion throughout all nine months of pregnancy. He sponsored Ca ... discuss

As luck would have it, I have been graciously asked to contribute to The Home Front blog on the National Review website.  The blog is billed as "Politics, culture, and American life — from the fam ... discuss

Two weeks ago there was a headline about a North Carolina teen who was barred from having a picture with her 1-year-old son in her high school yearbook. The students had been encouraged to bring pe ... discuss

  ... that I'm also encouraging them to share with their friends. First, wait to have sex until you are truly ready for parenthood with the baby's father for the child's entire lifetime. Yes, I'm ju ... discuss

="MsoNormal">Shortly before Barbara died she finished writing this wonderful book.  In many ways,  it is a culmination of her literary life's work. I finished editing it after she left us ... discuss

...and completely ignores what we all know about predators, not to mention teenage boys. In the shadow of the Gosnell tragedy that is finally getting some light even from the Left, this may seem like ... discuss

When we decided to go into foster parenting, we went in full steam ahead, knowing that is what God was calling us to. Then Jacob came along, and threw an unexpected and amazing wrench in that plan. ... discuss

If I had a dime for every time someone said to me, "I could never be a foster parent, It would hurt too much to give them back, I just couldn't do it.", well I'd be rich. That is the typical reaction ... discuss

Like our Facebook page and then you can leave your questions for other Q and A Thursdays! Q.  What are your favorite books for the preschool age, and why? I have listed many of our favorites with so ... discuss

Pretty sobering words, aren’t they? I’m equally as guilty of Titus 1:16 as most everyone. In fact, even recently, up until a couple months before I had probably the most profound, life-c ... discuss

Today is World Down Syndrome Day, established by the United Nations one year ago to bring public awareness about Down Syndrome and create a single global voice advocating for those with Down Syndrome. ... discuss

It is a day for celebration in our busy household!Today marks three years since our amazing, beautiful wonder-baby, Ezekiel, joined our family and brought us the kind of light and joy that came unexpe ... discuss

My husband and I's primary goal as parents has never been to be our children's buddy, or to win their love. We've never intended to be their best friend or someone they admired. We greatly desire f ... discuss

Women in the priesthood comments are found throughout the media, voiced largely by outsiders to the Catholic Church, either non-Catholics or those who have willingly distanced themselves from the Chur ... discuss

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Christina and I were sitting on my bed, listening to Marco Rubio's rebuttal of the State of the Union speech. I was calm, not expecting any surprises, when he said,"I want to offer school choice to al ... discuss

In Book 3 of Ovid’s Metamorphoses we find a version of the story of Narcissus.  Son of the river god Cephissus and the nymph Liriope, Narcissus was stunningly handsome but haughty, breaking ... discuss

Dear Sweet Jacob,I sit here tonight reflecting on this past year.  Your birthmom was getting ready to give birth to you a year ago and we had no clue what amazing things the Lord had in store for ... discuss

I just read an article in one of the New York Times “parenting” blogs that said ebooks for kids aren’t as good as books for a child’s learning progress. The … Read on...e ... discuss

Here's the bad news about yesterday's "Keeping It Clean in 4 Easy (Enough) Steps" post: you have to build about 6 weeks of momentum before the temptation to quit stops stopping you. Oh, and here's wor ... discuss

Anyone else feel like it really is a tide that is turning these days? The American College of Nurse Midwives issued a statement in support of working towards quality, competent care for trans and ge ... discuss

What was the best new (to you) author you discovered last year? Jacques Ellul. I read The Technological Society and Propaganda: The Formation of Men’s Attitudes What was your favorite new (to y ... discuss

--- 1 ---This is my first shot at 7 Quick Takes Friday so I have no idea what to talk about.  Is announcing that I don't know what to talk about considered a "quick take?"--- 2 ---It's been almo ... discuss

One of the most common things we've heard as foster parents is "I could never do that" and then there are various phrases that follow that one.  "I would get too attached", "I couldn't love someo ... discuss

It has been a hectic, stressful past few days for our family.Instead of slowing down before Christmas, implementing my plans to de-clutter and clean up our little apartment in time for our little fami ... discuss

Thank you, Mama Erika, for our logo! :)"I’m co-hosting the Keeping Christ in Christmas Blog Carnival, with Raising (& Teaching) Little Saints, Arma Dei: Equipping Catholic Families.&n ... discuss

Good morning, everyone! :)Hope you all had a great long weekend. Just dropping by to let you know that Mathemagis, a Singapore Math enrichment center based here in the Philippines, will be holding a p ... discuss

Today is the last Sunday in our series on Vocation.  The word ‘vocation’ means, ‘calling.’  We have been called by God to be citizens, we have been called to our places of work, and ... discuss

e it is to be dismayed by the happiness of others and devastated by their good fortune. — Montesquieu The Spectacle Du Jour a couple weeks ago focused on a four-star General and the women in hi ... discuss

Rick and Karen Santorum are opposing the ratification of the United Nations convention  of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. They, along with Senator Lee of Utah and the Home School Legal ... discuss

I've written before about why I love Mommy Mundo. I love that Janice, the mom behind it, is so in touch with the needs of others, especially other moms. (I'm also privileged to count Janice as a ... discuss

The Feast of Christ the King is already next week, and do you know that that means? Advent will soon be here, which means Christmas is just around the corner! :) Hurray! :)To help us make these celebr ... discuss

Ever since we started homeschooling, I've been stalking reading lots of other homeschool moms' blogs and browsing through different homeschool curriculum websites. (Yep, I know — information ov ... discuss

Click here to subscribe to The Social Conservative Review. Dear Friends: As we consider the results of this week’s election, our priorities as social conservatives remain unchanged. We need to ... discuss

October has come and gone so quickly and it's already the FIFTH day of November! :) Oh my gosh! So much has happened and I haven't even had the time to catch my breath, nor catch up on pending blog po ... discuss

CCC 166 Faith is a personal act — the free response of the human person to the initiative of God who reveals himself. But faith is not an isolated act. No one can believe alone, just as no ... discuss

Joyce Arthur and the Pro-Choice Action Network (Pro-Can) are being sued by two Vancouver-area Crisis Pregnancy Centres.  They claims defendants defamed them in a 2009 report, "Exposing Crisis ... discuss

="MsoNormal">Barbara Curtis, beloved by husband, children, family, and friends worldwide died suddenly this week of a hemorrhagic stroke.  In death as in life, hers was orchestrated by Our Heave ... discuss

Dr Judy Mascolo and daughter Christina Anne LeI first met Dr Mascolo online through my blogs and she has become a good friend and trusted physician to my family. She speaks  on Culture of Life is ... discuss

On 1 October, Anthony McCarthy, SPUC's education and publications manager, debated at University College Cork Philosophical Society on the subject of same-sex marriage. Also opposing same-sex marriage ... discuss

to Give http://www.elizabethfoss.com/reallearning/2012/10/to-give.html I was having fun with the Halloween pictures with the kids, and the above link came up in my Facebook feed. I feel VERY SAD. I ca ... discuss

I've mentioned before that I've realized that I'm not cut out to be the retail/selling merchandise type of mompreneur. I'd rather be writing than selling products. :) So I took it upon myself to do wh ... discuss

“What do you say!” she barked loudly to her small daughter who had just received her do-nut. “Thank you,” the little one meekly replied.I know I did that to my kids too back in the 1970s, whic ... discuss

I'm over at Philstar.com's unBLOGGED section today, sharing yet again about how imperfect we are as parents... And yet, I still hope and pray that somehow, someday, by God's grace, our children will g ... discuss

 I will be speaking on Down syndrome and Eugenics on Saturday morning at 10:30 at a conference at Kellenberg High School in Uniondale, NY.  This is part of a massive two day conference ... discuss

The baby would likely be stillborn in the seventh or eighth month. If carried, miraculously, to term, it would suffer from Trisomy 18, likely Down syndrome and heart failure. It did not possess a nasa ... discuss

It’s really wonderful. There are no words to describe it. I mean, to say “It’s wonderful” sounds minuscule. get to see your baby for the first time, and they put him on your c ... discuss

If Aristotle’s Kid Had an iPod: Ancient Wisdom for Modern Parents by Conor Gallagher is a new book from TAN Books that I believe has been released today. This is kind of a cross between and int ... discuss

Logical fallacies, also known as non-sequiturs, abound in our postmodernist culture. If you are involved with pro-life ministry, you will hear the same clichés endlessly repeated by pro-abortion adv ... discuss

 Four moms (one of us a grandmama, two of us now Mamas-in-law) of a still growing brood (three of us, anyway) of nearly 40 kids combined (so far), write about topics related to parenting, mothering, ... discuss

Click here to subscribe to The Social Conservative Review. Dear Friends, America’s leading abortion provider, Planned Parenthood, is at it again. Increasingly notorious for its massive abortion ... discuss

As a one-time college debater, part-time blogger, and future law student, I am constantly on the watch for questions in need of an answer (or answers in need of a refutation). But when I decided to di ... discuss

In my previous post, I asked this question: Cohabitation and divorce both have significant negative effects on child well-being. Since marital instability is a commonly reported cause of divorce, shou ... discuss

Below are the notes which formed the foundation of my opening remarks for the panel discussion on engaging twenty and thirty-somethings in the congregation. I will be posting more resources as links a ... discuss

Unfortunately, no. The simple definition of a Christian worldview is to see all of life through the eyes of Christ (whether it be marriage, parenting, politics, work, etc.); causing believers to wa ... discuss

For most families, college is the acid test of their parenting, the point when independence is finally granted and the long years of helicopter parenting (hopefully) cease. In the aftermath of three g ... discuss

In a 2004 New York Times opinion piece, Professor Don Browning of the University of Chicago said this of same-sex parenting: “[W]e know next to nothing” about its effect on children. Large-scale s ... discuss

I was supposed to post this earlier but, as you know, my/our schedule this week was totally jumbled up when hubby got sick. He was diagnosed first with a urinary tract infection then later on with den ... discuss

One of the numerous varieties of shingles could be the concrete ceiling shingles. It is among the most often used products for roofs. In fact, about 4-fifths of houses in the usa have concrete roofing ... discuss

As Christians we are adept at looking at the culture around us and seeing how it is violating God’s good standards when it comes to sexuality. Not too long ago, though, I was asked to reflect on ... discuss

I guess I come down on the side of “Cheap pregnancy tests for everyone! Everywhere and not just in bars! Put them in malls and at rest stops and in fast food joints and in restaurants and in workpla ... discuss

n-bottom: .0001pt; margin-bottom: 0in;">The Law of God is good!  What do I mean by, “God’s Law?”  God’s Law is best summarized as God’s perfect, holy will that was inscribed ... discuss

This is actually one of the articles I submitted as my "audition" for Catholicmom.com and they liked it. An excerpt: Probably one of the most difficult times to parent is during a time of grief. ... discuss

I recently wrote an article about spanking for the Smart Parenting Philippines website, and I'd like to share part of it here. To be perfectly honest, I had a hard time writing it, because I know that ... discuss

by Jennifer Roback Morse September 10, 2012 -- A California bill allowing children to have three legal parents will not help children, but instead will unnecessarily complicate their lives. The supp ... discuss

Today is Blessed Mother Teresa's "Inspiration Day". The day she was taking the train to a retreat in Darjeeling and Jesus spoke to her about her 'call within a call' to leave her safe convent with the ... discuss

I spent all weekend typing the nearly 3,000 word interview. Eduardo surprised me with his knowledge and wisdom on the subject of parenting. I had solicited questions on Facebook and many moms wanted w ... discuss

 from Jill Stanek.comby Susie Allen, host of the blog, Pro-Life in TN and KelliWe welcome your suggestions for additions to our Top Blogs (see tab on right side of home page)! Email Susie@jillsta ... discuss

by Susie Allen, host of the blog, Pro-Life in TN and Kelli We welcome your suggestions for additions to our Top Blogs (see tab on right side of home page)! Email Susie@jillstanek.com. Carla from Oper ... discuss

University of Texas sociologist Mark Regnerus sparked a firestorm of criticism from pro-homosexual activists when his peer-reviewed scholarly article on children raised by homosexual parents was publi ... discuss

I was so thrilled to read this message on Facebook earlier, from Teacher Suzette Yu-Kho of Kindermusik with Teacher Suzette and Friends! :)Great news to all our Kindermusik T Suzette-andFriends&n ... discuss

Re posting this from April 2011 when someone expressed interest in this story. I made me go back and reread it. Wow, very compelling....and the author was so honest and brave in sharing this stor ... discuss

Who are the Four Moms of 35+ kids? Connie at Smockity Frocks: Kim at Life in a Shoe: Kimberly at Raising Olives: And ME! Today is Q and A: Q. How do you raise one boy in a household of girls? I don ... discuss

by Thaddeus Baklinski OTTAWA, September 5, 2012 (LifeSiteNews.com) - Hot on the heals of their declaration that pre-born babies are not human, the Canadian Medical Association is arguing that allowing ... discuss

by Susie Allen, host of the blog, Pro-Life in TN and KelliWe welcome your suggestions for additions to our Top Blogs (see tab on right side of home page)! Email Susie@jillstanek.com.Culture Campaign r ... discuss

by Susie Allen, host of the blog, Pro-Life in TN and Kelli We welcome your suggestions for additions to our Top Blogs (see tab on right side of home page)! Email Susie@jillstanek.com. Culture Campaig ... discuss

So funny how I just gave some great advice on parenting heartbreak in that past post… and now I’m using it on myself. This mama is going to take a little break from the blog for a while, ... discuss

Anthony McCarthy, SPUC's education and publications manager, has written the following response to the latest attack on SPUC's campaign against same-sex marriage:"Following a dishonest article in Pink ... discuss

Earlier today I blogged about my surprise at finding Jonny cleaning - I mean, DEEP CLEANING - our kitchen without being asked. Here is the follow up: Clean kitchen - notice reflection in counters! ... discuss

Maria Montessori's 142nd birth anniversary: Google pays tribute Aug 31, 2012, 10.11AM IST NEW DELHI: Google, on Friday, displayed an attractive doodle to mark the 142nd birth anniversary of Maria ... discuss

University upholds gay vs straight parenting findings Aging baby boomers choosing to shack up rather than re-marry European Court of Human Rights Weakens Abortion Bans Obama's pitch to ... discuss

Lifesitenews.com reports here that the University of Texas has found that there was insufficient evidence to investigate research done by Mark Regnerus into the effects of same-sex parenting on childr ... discuss

Austin, Texas, Aug 31, 2012 / 04:07 am (CNA/EWTN News).- An official inquiry at the University of Texas at Austin has rejected charges of scientific misconduct which a homosexual activist leveled agai ... discuss

Who are the Four Moms of 35+ kids? We are: Kim at Life in a Shoe: Kimberly at Raising Olives: Connie at Smockity Frocks: And ME! It’s been fourteen years since I had a new baby in the house t ... discuss

‘Which one was conceived in rape?’ Business owners who beat back Obamacare punished by city Aging celeb hopes hurricane kills GOP convention goers European court nixes Italy embryo ... discuss

Some interesting scientific findings: Two new peer-reviewed studies released this week by the academic journal Social Science Research challenge the claim that there are no differences in outcomes b ... discuss

Well, here it is almost a week later, and I’m preparing to wrap up this extensive outline.  First, let’s recap the ground covered so far: Part I: Marriage isn’t simply a special relati ... discuss

*This is part of an article I wrote recently for Smart Parenting. I hope it helps us parents somehow! :) Happy weekend, folks! I'm off to the Family Congress now! :)Many parents reading this would pro ... discuss

Before we conclude from last time, I'd like to point out that Pro Choice Oklahoma is not even close to an unbiased or open-minded interlocutor. Over the past few days she and I have been discussing va ... discuss

III: The other horn of the dilemma So far, we’ve been speaking about marriage as a specific relationship that has a specific function in society.  But moreover, we’ve been talking about ... discuss

June 12th marked six years since our much-smaller-then family piled into our old Ford, Windstar and took the two-hour drive to the children's psychiatric hospital.Six years since we claimed a very sca ... discuss

The Facebook page known as Pro Choice Oklahoma has attempted a rebuttal to one of our most useful articles, which itself refutes the common pro-abortion argument that "nobody is justified in using a w ... discuss

TODAY, I’m hosting a live chat at the Motherhood (sorry for the last minute notice). Can you join me? Here’s the info… What: A live, all-text Talk on The Motherhood, called Taking ... discuss

By TITO EDWARDS | To Yoga or Not to Yoga? – Patti Maguire Armstrong, Integrated Catholic Life™ Infant Death and Sacred Parenting: An Interview – Stacy Trasancos PhD, Cathol ... discuss

LIVE IN VOLUNTEER STAFF Social Work, FT EmployeeAid for Women (Chicago, IL)Heather's House is in need of full-time, female volunteers to live with and serve pregnant/parenting women and their babies a ... discuss

A few weekends ago, the kids and I were blessed to have attended a free parenting seminar organized by The Learning Library and The Learning Basket. It was titled "Make Reading an Effec ... discuss

Mother's milk for needy babies The complicated legacy of a Cosmo Girl Is There a Future for Catholic Doctors? Mom hears dead son's heartbeat once again New leadership for March for Li ... discuss

A couple of days after Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day, I posted on a comment Brandon Vogt had gotten on Facebook: “So not allowing certain individuals rights based on a religious viewpoint is not d ... discuss

Surely trying to ensure that your children have the best, or a good enough, opportunity for a great life is responsible parenting? So where genetic selection aims to bring out a trait that clearly ben ... discuss

From rolereboot.com comes a piece written by a clearly depressed woman also suffering from feelings of low self-worth. Here’s an excerpt from the sad article entitled, “I Wish My Mother Ha ... discuss

Focusing on the Culture of Death in the English National Healthcare System according to some recent London Telegraph headlines. The number of NHS patients waiting longer than 18 weeks to be seen at ... discuss

Sometimes I wonder why I have to care so much.Life would be so much easier ...If I didn't know that millions and millions of unborn babies have been violently killed.If I didn't know that there are re ... discuss

It has been coming for some time, but the top voices in bioethics–by which I mean those who inhabit the top floors of the ivory tower–are almost all blatant eugenicists.  That sure is fro ... discuss

I've been meaning to post about this for a while now (last week actually), after having attended the Family Congress organizers' Kapihan session with media friends and bloggers. I actually w ... discuss

Talkin’ ’bout Tattling! Who are the Four Moms of 35+ kids? We are: Kimberly at Raising Olives: Connie at Smockity Frocks: Kim at Life in a Shoe:   Many parents don’t permit &# ... discuss

I am increasingly convinced that some pro-homosexual activists never read anything more than headlines. For example, the Chronicle of Higher Education ran a headline on July 26 that said: “Controver ... discuss

If you're a breastfeeding mom like me (yes, our three year old daughter still breastfeeds!), you've probably heard of the "Monster Bill." If you haven't, Jenny Ong of Chronicles of a Nursing Mom has w ... discuss

Ryan's nomination a pro-life victory Most young adults expect marriage to last a lifetime Ill Doctor Puts Spotlight on Euthanasia Rare set of quints born to Dallas missonary couple So ... discuss

Northridge, Calif., Aug 12, 2012 / 03:15 pm (CNA).- A professor raised by two women has defended sociologist Mark Regnerus, who is under investigation for academic “misconduct” following a ... discuss




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